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1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019 (Neartown/ Montrose)
713-521-2239
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Ranked #45 of 7,315 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, International
Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We have been here twice. It is an older home converted into a restaurant, nice cozy place. First time there we had crab cake appetizer and it was really good. I ordered the salmon tacos and husband had ciopinno. We both really enjoyed our meals. The second time we went we had chicken satay appetizer. It was just ok, probably... More 

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Bellaire, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We recently had brunch here and were seated upstairs near fireplace. It was cold and raining outside so it was a nice treat to be by the cozy fire. There we're four of us, two ordered migas and they looked good. My husband had French toast and enjoyed it. I had the Pecan chicken biscuit Benedict, the eggs and chicken... More 

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I've enjoyed amazing meals here. I've also enjoyed some not-so-amazing meals here. First, their mac & cheese is super! I've had chicken and steak here several times and generally have enjoyed it. Brunch on the other hand has been just ok. While everyone raves about how fantastic their brunch is, I haven't been too impressed. I keep trying something different... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Everything about Backstreet is excellent! The menu is delicious, service is friendly and thoughtful and the place is just beautiful. The restaurant is set up in what used to be a house which makes it cozy and comfortable. I've been there a couple of times and they never disappoint. Try the fried green tomatoes and anything with lamb. Don't leave... More 

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Houston, Texas, USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went to Backstreet Cafe on our way to see a film at River Oaks Theatre. They were busy as usual, but we were lucky enough to get a seat outside on the patio without too much of a wait. The atmosphere was relaxing and everything from the complementary scones to the main course was perfect! They have a nice... More 

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

What can I say me and my love went there for brunch and loved every minute. We had the only table in the front side under the tree and made my love so happy. I can't wait to go back

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Houston, Texas, USA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This was one of the best meals we have ever had. A pre fixe meal. Sheryl had a tenderloin of perfect taste and preparation. I had lamb chop/shank. Service was prompt and courteous. And when we indicated that we were not consuming alcohol they produced a marvelous hot chocolate rather than the included eggnog. Food here is always good but... More 

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I like the service, atmosphere and food has been consistently fresh and good. Returned twice since first ate here and always a great dinner with large party of 9 or party of 2.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Went with my husband and cousin. We waited for about 30 minutes, but they have a cool text system that let's you know when your table is ready. Definitely recommend making a reservation if you can. The food was absolutely amazing! I recommend you try the chocolate experience drink... It has cayenne!! And it's sooo good! It is also fancy,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great food, great service, great wine list. All of us tried different entrees, all were delicious. I chose the portabella burger, yummy! My spouse chose the jalepeno pasta with veggies, he loved it. The wine list has many choices, and their cocktails looked delicious. The dessert list was impressive, but we were too full to try any. Definitely worth visitng... More 

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Additional Information about Backstreet Cafe

Address: 1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019
Phone Number: 713-521-2239
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Eclectic, International

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